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Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston

From US$26,00
  • Learn about the old-fashioned charm and history of Charleston from your guide
  • Cover 25–30 blocks of the city on a horse-drawn carriage to save time
  • Multiple tour times available to fit your busy schedule 
Carriage Tour of Historic Charleston
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If you’re a big history buff or just want to make your way around Charleston’s historic district without walking miles on foot, then opt for this guided tour. Travel up to 30 blocks on a horse-drawn carriage as your guide tells you fun facts about the city’s past. Plus, multiple tour times and a short duration time make it easy to fit this tour into your busy schedule.
What to Expect
For this tour of Charleston, meet your guide at the big red barn at Palmetto Carriage Works on Guignard Street. Once you check in, hop aboard an old-fashioned, horse-drawn carriage (it’s covered overhead, so do keep in mind that the tour happens rain or shine).

Ride through Charleston’s historic area, learning about the history of some of its old mansions as you ride along. Your guide will point out other key places such as St. Michael’s Episcopal Church and the Charleston County Courthouse.

Hear fascinating stories about the city, including pirate raids, the American Civil War, plantations, and even the Revolutionary War.

After cruising about 30 blocks, your tour ends back at the departure point.
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Reviewed yesterday
Great tour, interesting and fun

My friend and I took this carriage ride last Saturday, our guide was Talisha. She was fantastic, one of the best guides I had anywhere. She was very informative but also included interesting anecdotes, jokes. It was obvious that she knows what she is talking...More

Thank Kathy N
Reviewed 2 days ago
Palmetto Carriage Tours

A carriage tour of Charleston is a must when visiting Charleston. We chose Palmetto and had a fun & informative tour with our "driver".

Thank JohnboyMinnesota
Reviewed 2 days ago
Do this first - One Hour Overview

As soon as we got to Charleston we went on a tour yesterday with Michael W- he was EXTREMELY knowledgeable! We did not pre-book, and parked close to this location in a ramp. Note- there are 5 different options of WHERE you go on your...More

Thank laura381
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Learned a lot

Our guide had 2 history degrees. Very knowledgeable . Beautiful spotted draft horses. Nice facility with restrooms and snacks available

1  Thank Lisa L
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took the 4:15 tour through the oldest part of town. Emily was a great guide with lots of info, answered all our questions and was quick with the comic relief. Would definitely recommend. Blassio deserves a raise. ( extra hay and carrots)

Thank keturahrb
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7 April 2018|
Response from LotsofQuilts | Reviewed this property |
Easy walking distance...look for the big red barn.....
7 April 2018|
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Response from NYMarcy | Reviewed this property |
Approximately an hour